Online Exhibition: Celebrating 800 Years of Spirit & Endeavour at Salisbury Cathedral

On the 800th anniversary of the laying of its foundation stones Salisbury Cathedral is launching a virtual version of Celebrating 800 years of Spirit and Endeavour, its largest contemporary art exhibition for nearly two decades. A special service of words and music is programmed to mark this important day in the life of Salisbury Cathedral – click here for details. 

Celebrating 800 years of Spirit and Endeavour brings together work from some of the most important and influential contemporary artists of the 20th and 21st century, including Antony Gormley, Shirazeh Houshiary, Henry Moore, Grayson Perry, Conrad Shawcross, Stanza and Mark Wallinger. Pieces from the Cathedral’s permanent collect have also been incorporated into this exhibition, including sculptures by Dame Elisabeth Frink, Dame Barbara Hepworth and Helaine Blumenfeld.

Please note that this tour is best viewed using a computer or laptop.

View the entire online exhibition here.

Published by Roisin Astell

Roisin Astell received a First Class Honours in History of Art at the University of York (2014), under the supervision of Dr Emanuele Lugli. After spending a year learning French in Paris, Roisin then completed an MSt. in Medieval Studies at the University of Oxford (2016), where she was supervised by Professor Gervase Rosser and Professor Martin Kauffmann. In 2017, Roisin was awarded a CHASE AHRC studentship as a doctoral candidate at the University of Kent’s Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, under the supervision of Dr Emily Guerry.

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